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TITLE
Sweeney
EXTERNAL ID
WHA_VD2_01FI_EN
PLACENAME
Dumbarton
DATE OF RECORDING
1999
PERIOD
700s
CREATOR
Traditional
SOURCE
West Highland Animation
ASSET ID
3304
KEYWORDS
Culture
Oral Tradition
children
Seers and Converts
magicians
Merlin
Geilt tradition
Ireland
Lailoken
video
videos

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Sweeney was an Irish Prince whose reason cracked in battle. He donned the feather cloak of the Irish mystic and went to live in trees away from humankind. He was renowned for the three great jumps with which he crossed the Irish Sea to Scotland where he settled in a tree on Ailse Crag. Directed and animated by Mary Morrison. Music by Tommy Beavitt and Ralph Moodie. It was edited by Jim Stirk

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Sweeney

700s

Culture; Oral Tradition; children; Seers and Converts; magicians; Merlin; Geilt tradition; Ireland; Lailoken ; video; videos

West Highland Animation

Sweeney was an Irish Prince whose reason cracked in battle. He donned the feather cloak of the Irish mystic and went to live in trees away from humankind. He was renowned for the three great jumps with which he crossed the Irish Sea to Scotland where he settled in a tree on Ailse Crag. Directed and animated by Mary Morrison. Music by Tommy Beavitt and Ralph Moodie. It was edited by Jim Stirk